Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 30 '20 at 23:17
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$202
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Memory 97.7
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 519
8-Core 742
82% 631 Pts
64-Core 743
50% 743 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 97%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
75% Very good
Lighting 98.5
Reflection 88.2
Parallax 90.2
80% 92.3 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 80.2
Splatting 76.1
70% 92.2 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 256GB
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 157 95 7.2 8.9 75 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 24% Great: 63%
Seagate ST1000DX001-SSHD-8GB 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: CC61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 198 210 208 210 210 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 145
Write 204
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 205
105% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.2
393% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4000 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3900 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
123% Outstanding
MC Read 48.6
MC Write 50.6
MC Mixed 34.5
127% 44.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 47.5
SC Mixed 33.1
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 47.5
84% 47.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 123%
Great: 123%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 35,124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $225

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,252
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